Item description for The Hidden Face of God: Finding the Missing Door to the Father Through Lament by Michael Card...
Overview Card presents a 60-day journal exploring the lost language of lament and guides readers through the words of Jesus, Job, the Psalms, and more. The author believes that an honest, sorrowful heart can open a door to connect with God in a more genuine way.
Publishers Description Most of us, at some point, experience the sense of God's absence. Michael Card says that rather than letting the distance widen, this is exactly the time for a deeper pursuit of God. The method he proposes is recovery of the profound, biblical practice of lament.
Community Description Many serious Christians today are struggling with a lack of depth in their spiritual lives. There often seems to be a disconnect between their expectations and their experiences of God. Making matters worse, it can feel as though God has completely removed his presence, causing a sense of abandonment.
Michael Card believes that a vital, missing piece in our relationship with God is lament: a longing for God's forgiveness of our sins, his healing of our outer and inner wounds, and the mercy of his salvation. Card presents a 60-day journey exploring the lost language of lament, guiding you through the words of Jesus, Job, the Psalms, and more. You'll discover that an honest, sorrowful heart can open a door to connecting with God in a truly genuine way.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.96" Width: 6.36" Height: 0.49" Weight: 0.59 lbs.
Release Date Apr 29, 2007
Publisher NAV PRESS #111
ISBN 157683669X ISBN13 9781576836699
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More About Michael Card
MICHAEL CARD is an award-winning musician, performing artist, and songwriter. His many songs include "El Shaddai" and "Immanuel." He has also written numerous books, including A Violent Grace, The Parable of Joy, and A Fragile Stone. A graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor's and master's degree in biblical studies, Card is currently at work on a Ph.D. in classical literature. Michael lives in Tennessee with his wife and four children.
Michael Card currently resides in Franklin, in the state of Tennessee. Michael Card was born in 1957.
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When there are no words... Feb 5, 2008
..Michael Card is one of the few who has the insight to find some. The subject of lament is a diffult one. How do we offer our tears, fustrations and sometimes anger to God as a worship offering. Michael Card deals with this subject with wisdom from the life of Job, David, Jeremiah and finally Jesus. I was fortunate to attend a retreat where Michael Card walked thirty of us through this book and the process of lament. The good news; God always shows up. When we are in a season of lament and then we come out, God's presence is finally most important.